• Short Summary

    DR.KONRAD ADENAUER, THE 87-YEAR-OLD WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR, ARRIVED BY AIR IN PARIS YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) FOR?

  • Description

    PARIS, FRANCE (21 JANUARY 1963) (REUTERS) ( CAMERAMEN MAGNY/ POIGNONEC) FOR REUTERS POOL



    LV DR. ADENAUER STEPS DOWN FROM PLANE AND IS GREETED BY M. POMPIDOU, AND PARTY

    STV ADENAUER AND PARTY REVIEW GUARD OF HONOUR

    LV DITTO

    CU CAMERAMAN FILMING

    SCU ADENAUER AT MICROPHONE. (S.O.F.: "WENN WIR UNSERE ZEITUNGEN......" ENDS: "......FUER DAS DEUTSCHE VOLK BEDEUTEN.")

    TRANSCRIPT: (SEQ. 5): Dr. ADENAUER: "WHEN WE TAKE UP OUR NEWSPAPERS WE SEE THE BANNER HEADLINES ON ALL THAT HAS HAPPENED RECENTLY, ALL THAT IS HAPPENING NOW. WELL, THERE ARE DIFFICULTIES THE WORLD OVER AND THEY WILL BE RESOLVED IN ONE WAY OR ANOTHER. BUT HERE, IN THIS AGREEMENT, A PERIOD OF STRIFE AND QUARRELS AND OF WAR, A PERIOD THAT HAS LASTED FOR MORE THAN 400 YEARS, IS BEING BROUGHT TO AN END FOR EVER AND ALL TIME."

    "I SHOULD LIKE TO PAY A WARM TRIBUTE TONIGHT TO YOUR PRESIDENT, M. DE GAULLE. HE IS A MAN RARELY FOUND THESE DAYS, HE HAS A SENSE OF HISTORY. HE IS A MAN RARELY FOUND THESE DAYS, HE HAS A SENSE OF HISTORY. HE SEES FAR INTO THE PAST AND FAR INTO THE FUTURE. HE HAS RECOGNISED WHAT FRANCE AND GERMANY MEAN FOR EUROPE, FOR THE WORLD, FOR THE FRENCH AND GERMAN PEOPLES."
    Background: DR.KONRAD ADENAUER, THE 87-YEAR-OLD WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR, ARRIVED BY AIR IN PARIS YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) FOR A SERIES OF MEETINGS WITH PRESIDENT DE GAULLE.THE EXCHANGES BETWEEN THE TWO LEADERS ARE EXPECTED TO BE CONCLUDED ON WEDNESDAY WITH THE SIGNING OF A FRANCO-GERMAN AGREEMENT OF CO-OPERATION AND SOLIDARITY.THE PACT WILL COVER POLITICAL, MILITARY AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.

    WELCOMED AT ORLY AIRPORT BY FRENCH PRIME MINISTER POMPIDOU, THE CHANCELLOR TOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE THAT THE FORTHCOMING AGREEMENT MARKED A POINT OF OUTSTANDING SIGNIFICANCE IN WORLD HISTORY.

    DR.ADENAUER SAID (GERMAN S.O.F.):
    THE CHANCELLOR'S STATEMENT MADE NO MENTION OF GENERAL DE GAULLE'S RECENT SPEECH WHICH CAST DOUBT ON BRITAIN'S SUITABILITY AS A MEMBER OF THE EUROPEAN COMMON MARKET.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADDEEYZKSG7ALFBUJOKU90032I
    Media URN:
    VLVADDEEYZKSG7ALFBUJOKU90032I
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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